Research 360

Read the latest blog posts on ACA's strategic focus in research.

Interested in contributing to the research blog? Contact research@ACAcamps.org.

 

Staff in a group hug
January 6, 2020

As camp directors, we instinctually know that the experience is much better without smartphones and technology, but what do the campers themselves think?

January 6, 2020

Through our ongoing efforts to inform and continually improve, we’re building a multi-faceted approach to collecting camper impact data and feedback. 

Photo courtesy of MedCamps of Louisiana - staff talking with camper in wheelchair
December 9, 2019

This is the third post in the blog series Helping Kids Change Their Stories — A Taste of Camp Measurement North of the Border.

Silhouette of a camper and horse at sunset
November 25, 2019

Helping Kids Change Their Stories — A Taste of Camp Measurement North of the Border is a short blog series that explores Tim Hortons Foundation Camps’ summer and school programs and their approach to impact measurement and camp research. The... Read More

campers
November 11, 2019

This blog post is the first in a short series that explores Tim Hortons Foundation Camps’ summer and school programs and their approach to impact measurement and camp research.

Campers throwing powder up in the air
October 21, 2019

That question was one that I and my collaborator Leila Bighash sought to help answer in our recent study, recognized at the ACA National Conference with the Eleanor P. Eells Award for Research in Practice.

September 30, 2019

The latest Research 360 blog covers how to use camper demographic information to create more equitable camp experiences.

September 3, 2019

Wheewww! Summer is about over, if not over for most camps, which means that it's time to reflect on another eventful and exciting season. Along with a bit of a breather, this time of year brings lots of logistical tasks. For many camp... Read More

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